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Vanderbilt Commodores

No. 18 Florida's offense faces stiff test vs. No. 2 Alabama

Forget winning. No. 18 Florida might be lucky to score against second-ranked and heavily favored Alabama in the Southeastern Conference championship game.

The Gators (10-2, 7-1 SEC) have been downright dismal on offense in recent weeks, averaging a little more than 12 points a game in regulation against Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Florida Atlantic and Florida State. And the Crimson Tide (11-1, 7-1) leads the league in just about every defensive category and has allowed a total of 41 points in its last four games.

Mismatch? Maybe.

Florida's offense failed to score in a 27-2 loss at the Seminoles on Saturday. The Gators had chances, but missed a field goal, had...